Cora M. Cotton (born 1891)

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Cora M. Cotton
1891 - ? (edit)
updated February 06, 2019
Cora M. Cotton was born on February 4, 1891.

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In 1891, in the year that Cora M. Cotton was born, on March 14th, a lynch mob stormed the Old Parish Prison. The mob lynched 11 of the 19 Italians who were arrested for - but found to be innocent of - the murder of New Orleans Police Chief David Hennessy.

In 1900, artist Henri Matisse, born in 1869 in France, began the fauvist movement. Only lasting a few years in popularity (ending around 1904), fauvism was in many ways the beginning of modern art. Matisse was fond of bright, vibrant colors and used them in his paintings - contrary to the muted use of color previously. While the fauvist movement declined in popularity, Matisse did not and he went on to create many more works of art and even a museum for his work, 2 years before his death in 1954. (In French, les Fauves means "the wild beasts". Matisse and those who followed his example were called "beasts" because of the bold colors that they used in their artwork.)

In 1910, the Mann Act, also called the White-Slave Traffic Act, was signed into law. Its purpose was to make it a felony to engage in interstate or foreign commerce transport of "any woman or girl for the purpose of prostitution or debauchery, or for any other immoral purpose". But the language was so broad that it was also applied to consensual sex between adults when wished.

In 1923, Harlem's Cotton Club opened in New York City. Owned by a bootlegger and gangster, it was a 700 seat speakeasy that catered to a "white only" clientele. But most of the entertainers were African-American and featured some of the best entertainers of the time such as Lena Horne, the Nicholas Brothers, Ethel Waters, and Cab Calloway.

In 1943, on September 3rd, the Armistice of Cassibile was signed in Sicily. Under the terms of the Armistice, Italy surrendered to the Allied Powers. After the Armistice was made public on September 8th, Germany attacked and occupied Italy. It took 20 months of fighting for the Allies to reach the northern borders of Italy.

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Cora M Cotton
May 6, 1935 - May 27, 2000
Chicago, IL
Cora Cotton
Jan 12, 1902 - June 1978
Jasper, Missouri
Cora Cotton
Jul 16, 1896 - November 1983
Liberty, Texas
Cora Cotton
Dec 18, 1894 - December 1974
Geneva, Alabama
Cora M Cotton
Oct 24, 1901 - December 1995
Fairhope, AL
Cora L Cotton
Aug 10, 1910 - May 25, 2003
Gary, IN
Cora Cotton
Jan 23, 1894 - September 1975
Morris, Alabama
Cora D Cotton
Jun 17, 1876 - Aug 15, 1968
Clarksville, TN
Cora Cotton
Nov 12, 1888 - December 1978
Knoxville, Tennessee
Cora M Cotton
May 29, 1910 - Aug 15, 2001
Jeffersonville, IN
Cora Cotton
Oct 26, 1880 - February 1976
Hastings, Michigan
Cora Cotton
Dec 12, 1901 - March 1986
Newark, Ohio
Cora Cotton
Apr 15, 1891 - June 1969
Tampa, Florida
Cora Cotton
Dec 17, 1939 - Nov 27, 1997
Bronx, NY
Cora Cotton
Mar 2, 1895 - March 1992
Tarboro, NC
Cora Cotton
Mar 13, 1902 - Oct 22, 1996
Bronx, NY

Other Cottons

Andrew Madison Cotton
Mar 1, 1893 - January 1973
Atwood, OK
Noah W. Cotton
Apr 7, 1895 - Sep 14, 1987
Charles Cotton
Feb 6, 1911 - Feb 8, 1997
Fillmore, CA
Rosie Smiley Cotton
Born: Jan 12, 1907
Adolphus G. "Dolph" Cotton
Born: Jul 13, 1841
Ralph Theodore Cotton
Born: Dec 7, 1883

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Mar 1, 1893 - January 1973
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Born: April 1894
Paul Zink
Sep 27, 1895 - March 1971
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Karl Zink
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